- 1 cup yellow lentil
- ½ cup bengal gram
- 1 ½ cups coriander seeds
- ¼ cup fenugreek seeds
- ¼ cup pepper
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tbsp rice
- 4-5 cups dry red chilis
- 1 tsp asafetida
- ¼ cup turmeric pieces
- 1 cup grated dry coconut (optional)
- Dry roast all the ingredients separately, except coconut
- Dry coconut should be roasted very lightly on a low flame
- Cool and make into a fine powder
- Store in an air tight container.
- 5-6 1″ cinnamon pieces and few pepper corns can be added while roasting.